Our Mission

 

The Turn is a nonprofit organization in Northeast Ohio dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people with physical disabilities through innovative programs combining functional fitness and adaptive recreation.

 

Our Program

 

 

 

 

The Turn offers innovative programs combining functional fitness training and adaptive recreation to help the physically challenged community improve balance, coordination, muscle strength and, most importantly, self-esteem.

Our Facilities

The campus of the Wharton Golf Center at North Olmsted Golf Club is a state-of-the-art facility with a functional fitness center, indoor practice facility and 9-hole executive golf course offering adaptive accessibility equipment

"The Turn was one of the most important factors in my father’s ability to live a full and active life. We hope to encourage and support others to experience the same joy.”

Changing Course. Improving Life.

The Turn is provided free of charge, either as part of individual or group program sessions.  Weekly programming is conducted year round (45 weeks per year) on the campus of the Wharton Golf Center at North Olmsted Golf Club.

Functional Fitness

Specialized training from our team fitness-oriented physical therapists and athletic trainers, in addition to support staff from the Cleveland Clinic’s Rehabilitation and Sports Therapy department

 

Adaptive Recreation

Our talented team of PGA professionals provide specialized instruction to help participants overcome physical challenges and improve their abilities both on and off the course

Interested in Participating in the Program?

Contact Shellie McQuaid at 440-686-1070 (ext. 210) or email smcquaid@jointheturn.org.

The Turn featured on Ideastream WVIZ

Courtesy of ideastream By Timothy Dubravetz The author  H.S. Scrivener attributed a saying to friends of his named the Allens.... That "To play golf is to spoil an otherwise enjoyable walk." People laugh at the expression, but...

The Range at The Turn

By Stefan Taylor “The Range at The Turn” is part of an ongoing complete accessibility campaign at The Turn’s campus of the Wharton Center at North Olmsted Golf Club.  The artificial turf driving range is in the first fairway and...

Seminars Offer Educational Opportunities for Improvement Both On and Off the Course

The Turn's commitment to enhancing health and wellness of the physically challenged community continues to go beyond its weekly program for individuals and local groups.  Educational opportunities have become a key component to...

12th Annual Join The Turn Outing Celebrates Life-Changing Impact of Program

More than 200 of The Turn's participants, their family and friends, donors, volunteers and staff gathered at the Wharton Center for the 12th Annual Join The Turn Outing.  The double shotgun event, celebrating the importance of...

Jerry Clapp Awarded Player of the Year Honor

Each year, The Turn recognizes its Player of the Year, given to an indi‐ vidual who has not only shown a commitment to improving their own health and wellness, but has also given back to the organiza on through their me,...

Wounded Warrior Project Visits Wharton Center

Local veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) visited the Wharton Center for a day of adaptive recreation and, most importantly, fun with their fellow warriors. WWP serves veterans and service members who incurred a...

Join The Turn Campaign Needs Your Support to Help Meet Growing Demand

The Turn needs your help! Witnessing the overwhelming demand for its innovative programs, enhancing the health and wellness of the physically challenged community free of charge, has been both gratifying and challenging. In the...

Return To Golf (NOGA Charities & Foundation) Changes name to The Turn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 5, 2017 NORTH OLMSTED - At a special meeting on June 17, the Trustees of the Northern Ohio Golf Association (NOGA) Charities & Foundation (Return To Golf®) unanimously voted to approve a new code of...

Nationally Recognized Golf Instructor Visits Wharton Golf Center

By Stefan Taylor NORTH OLMSTED, OHIO - The Return To Golf® program was pleased to welcome nationally recognized adaptive golf instructor Anthony Netto to the Wharton Golf Center at North Olmsted Golf Club last week (October 6). ...

Nationally Recognized Adaptive Golf Instructor, Anthony Netto, to hold Clinic with Return To Golf

North Olmsted, OH – The Northern Ohio Golf Association (NOGA) Charities & Foundation invites the community to join us for an adaptive golf clinic and open house on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Wharton Golf Center. The public...
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Individual Programming (By appointment only) @ Wharton Golf Center at North Olmsted Golf Club
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